ASA 101/103

  • Great Lakes Sailing Co. bareboat qualification up to 32’
  • 4-Day course, with a live-aboard option during the course – limited space for live-aboard, call office to reserve your space!
  • Our best selling course! Taught on a 30’ cruising sailboat, this course is designed to give you confidence. You will learn everything mentioned in ASA 101 but in a consistent 4-day format. Anchoring, expanded terminology, heavy weather tactics, harbor handling and docking, person-overboard recovery, general seamanship and weather is only part of the program. You will also be exposed to a wide variety of gear and hardware found on sail vessels designed for more than just day-sailing.

    At the end of each day around 5pm you will be back dockside in our marina and free to browse the beautiful town of Traverse City. Make it a learning vacation you will always remember.

    This course includes the ASA Sailing Made Easy & ASA Coastal Cruising Made Easy text books and ASA log book.

    Classes held every Thursday through Sunday, 9am-4pm, mid May through September.
  • LIMITED TIME DISCOUNT; $1145 per student or $2190 per couple, includes ASA 101/103 certification.
  • $150 per cabin
    for the live-aboard option – private cabin for up to 2 students for 4 days. (students only)
  • Available dates for 2024:

May 16-19

June 6-9, June 13-16, June 20-23, June 27-30

July 4-7, July 18-21, July 25-28

August 1-4, Aug 8-11, Aug 15-18, Aug 22-25, Aug 29-Sep 1

September 5-5, Sep 12-15, Sep 19-22, Sep 26-29

October 3-6

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This is a private course for up to 4 students. Upgrade your ASA Course experience by booking a private course on the latest Jeanneau Sun Odyssey models. Jeanneau is known as the premium brand in the industry. The outstanding accommodations are only equaled by their outstanding sailing performance.